Blue Economy, Fisheries, Mining and Digital Economy

The department is responsible for the development and implementation of policies related to the blue economy and fisheries, including provision of extension services, enforcement of regulations and standards, development of infrastructure, and training programs. They also promote sustainable use of freshwater and wetland resources and resolve transboundary challenges. In the digital economy sector, the department oversees e-government and ICT, e-commerce, and connecting the youth to digital opportunities. They also support circular economy and innovation through i-hubs. In the mining sector, the department is responsible for licensing, inspection, and safety policies related to prospecting, quarrying, and artisan mining.

Organization of the Department

The department is organized into the following directorates

1. Director Blue Economy and Fisheries

2. Director Digital Economy

 

3. Director Mining

Blue Economy, Fisheries, Mining and Digital Economy

Mission

To Improve the Living Condition of the People of Homa Bay County through Sustainable Exploitation of Blue Economy, Fisheries, Mineral and ICT resources to Attract Investment and Create Employment Opportunities within the County.

Vision

To Make Homa Bay County a Vibrant and Modernized Blue Economy, Fisheries, Mining and Digital Economy Hub

Organization of the Department

The department is organized into the following directorate

Hon. Dr. John Agili

CEC Member for Blue Economy, Fisheries, Mining and Digital Economy


Dr. John Agili is a renowned leader and a distinguished public servant currently serving as the County Executive Committee Member in charge of Blue Economy, Fisheries, Mining and Digital Economy. He comes from Suba South.

Sector Projects

The County's blue economy sector is a key driver for economic transformation, and the longest beachline along Lake Victoria presents an opportunity ...
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